Year 5

Suntrap

Yr 5 went on a visit to Suntrap in Epping Forest which involved a workshop entitled: Rivers and Coasts. Here pupils explored how rivers and coasts are formed and learned lots of new vocabulary, such as:  a confluence and the mouth of a river. 

Science Museum visit

During Science and Computing Week Year 5 visited The Science Museum, which involved a workshop entitled: Feel The Force. Here pupils learnt about a number of different forces through two superstars in Phil and Philomena The Frog. Mr Eastman was nominated to take part in an activity by the whole of Year 5. 

Computing Visit

During Science and Computing Week Year 5 visited The Victoria and Albert in Bethnal Green, which involved a workshop entitled ‘Robots and Drawbots’. Pupils played with lots of different robots and had to work out the code behind them. Pupils then built their own Drawbot. 

Somerset House

During Work Week, Year 5 visited Somerset House to go Ice Skating and en route we visited a number of London landmarks and buildings! We saw Canary Wharf, The Shard, 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin), 20 Fenchurch Street (The Walkie Talkie Building), Leadenhall Building (The Cheesegrater),  The London Eye and St Paul’s Cathedral; seeing these really …

Museum of London

During Work Week, Year 5 visited the Museum of London in Docklands. We learnt about different buildings and structures, scales and measurements and we even had a go at building our own structures using sponge and toothpicks. The challenge was to build the tallest tower – some had more help than others!

Fairplay House

Towards the end of the term, Year 5 went on their residential visit to Fairplay House. Whilst there, the pupils conquered many fears by participating in lots of different activities, such as The High Ropes; G3 Swing; The Night Walk and The Woodland Games. They also gained a number of valuable skills which will stay with …